Exceeding Scripture's Criteria

“ Now these things, brethren, I have figuratively applied to myself and Apollos for your sakes, so that in us you may learn not to exceed what is written …” I Corinthians 4:6a Now, in this particular context, Paul is talking about not exceeding what is written in the scriptures in trying to establish the worth or value of one of God’s ministers. In their immaturity, the Corinthians had begun to evaluate their pastors based on unbiblical criteria. They were using worldly criteria to decide... Read More
Posted by Jeff Noblit at Wednesday, September 28, 2011 | 1 comments

All Believers Are to Be Biblical Counselors

II Timothy 3:16-17 You are all counselors. Each time you speak to your spouse and give advice, information, or counsel, you are counseling. Each time you gve guidance and direction to a son or a daughter, you are a counselor. Each time you speak with a friend or relative who has a question and needs some understanding, direction, or admonition, you are a counselor. Any time you give advice to a brother or a sister in Christ, you are a counselor. Many times this advice comes under the... Read More
Posted by Jeff Noblit at Monday, September 26, 2011 | 0 comments

The Scriptures Are Sufficient!

Did you know that biblically speaking, ‘ WHY ’ is not the issue? It is ‘ WHAT ’ that is the issue! If you are dealing with a difficult situation, a sorrow, a crisis, or a trial in your life, scriptures do not provide much on the ‘why.’ Today man-centered psychology and psychotherapy spend great energy delving into one’s past experiences trying to discern ‘why’ you feel fearful, depressed, anxious, angry, etc. While I am not saying there is no value in understanding the ‘why,’ the great weight... Read More
Posted by Jeff Noblit at Wednesday, September 21, 2011 | 0 comments
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